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The following post was written by Paul Brummell, Head of Soft Power and External Affairs Department at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Paul was a panellist on the second panel session at Leicester Global Links: Soft Power Perspectives.  I headed on Wednesday to Leicester, for two...

This report for the Henry Jackson Society by Bob Seely MP and James Rogers argue that the government's Global Britain agenda should be structured around the promotion of three l freedoms: Freedom for Trade, Freedom from Oppression and Freedom of Thought. In order for the Global Britain...

This publication measures the geopolitical capability of the worlds major powers. The report looks at 20 major countries.The report also critiques methods of examining geopolitical capabilities of major powers and outlines a new methodology to measure the geopolitical capabilities of states. Each country is ranked...

This publication by the House of Lords Select Committee on International Relations examines the UK's place in the world in the evolving international system. The paper covers the following core themes: Disruption and change to the global balance of power The transformative nature of new technologies Multilateralism and...

This latest publication by Visit Britain examines the governments Soft Power, Industrial, and Global Britain strategies to reveal why inbound tourism should be included in the governments soft power strategy. The main purpose of the publication is to highlight why tourism could be considered as...

This latest publication by the Foreign Affairs Select Committee is part of the committees Global Britain: FCO Skills Inquiry. This report looks at the range of transferable and non-diplomatic skills that are required by the FCO to succeed over the coming years and how this correlates...

This report co-authored by Dr. Jennifer Jackson-Preece, Manmit Bhambra, Roch Dunin-Wąsowicz and Michael Cottakis has been developed in partnership with the London School of Economics European Institute and My Life My Say. The report examines young people's attitudes towards the UK's future relationship with the EU....

The illegal wildlife trade (IWT) is a global crisis involving organised criminal networks and is estimated to be worth up to £17 billion a year. It is a foreign policy issue because not only does it threaten species with extinction, but it damages economic growth...

On Monday 10th December the BFPG co-hosted the Coventry a Global City event with the West Midlands Economic Forum and Coventry University as part of our National Engagement work. The event assessed how Coventry might further enhance its international profile by utilising its soft power...